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At The Hechinger Report, it's our job to tell the stories of real people involved in the day-to-day work of educating young people. We also strive to write stories teachers find worthwhile to read. If you’re a teacher, check the “I’m a teacher” box on the donation page to receive some special communications from The Hechinger Report and a small gift for your classroom.

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